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Brentwood Community Council Homelessness Task Force Meeting

BCC to hold meeting this Wednesday

The Brentwood Community Council Homelessness Task Force is holding a virtual meeting to discuss answers, strategies, homelessness litigation updates and more.

The meeting will take place Wednesday, October 28 at 5:30 p.m. at the following Zoom link: https://belairbrandingagency.us20.list-manage.com/track/click?u=859693b4feeb56debadd8c52d&id=fd40780dc5&e=a3a212a38f.

“Join us for answers, strategies, homelessness litigation updates and next action steps. Ask direct questions of State and Local Reps, Non-profit organizations and service providers,” the BCC says.

According to the BCC, there will be a presentation from the L.A. County Department of Mental Health to about the process and resources available to deal with mentally ill unhoused residents, plus updates from the County of Los Angeles and the VA.

Recently, unhoused veterans have been given access to a safe camping site at the West Los Angeles VA, in a program officially known as the Homeless Veterans CTRS Initiative. For those who cannot attend the Wednesday meeting but would like to contribute to the issue, the BCC says please consider supporting Veterans who have taken the first step away from homelessness and joined this new VA safe camping program by donating meals and ‘new home kits’ at this link.

In addition, at the Wednesday meeting, the BCC will include a homelessness litigation update, including the impact of homeless related litigation on the County and City of Los Angeles.

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